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Paul Tinklenberg, an employee with Willmar Public Works, plows a sidewalk Wednesday in downtown Willmar following the first significant snowfall of the season. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

While the first real storm of the season promised more than it delivered, it’s going to be messy for a few days

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WILLMAR — Snowplow drivers in central Minnesota knew they had a battle on their hands Wednesday in order to make travel as safe as possible for commuters today.


County and state crews were on the roads all day Wednesday trying to remove the wet, compacted snow before the cold weather and wind began in an attempt to remove slush before it turned into a hard, slippery mess today.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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